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In class, this exercise (ude-furi undo) is usually continuous with Spinning Exercise (ude-furi choyaku undo). e
Uke may test for stability at this point, or nage may continue into the Spinning Exercise (Ude-furi Choyaku Undo).
M exercise (ude-furi choyaku undo) to develop balance, One-Point, and relaxation. Remember spinning like a top when you were a child? Movent begins from the One-Point, although rapid changes in direction can start from the little finger which acts like a small starter motor.
Anns are not held out, they spin out due to centrifugal force; they should be so relaxed that you can feel tingling in the fingers.
Extend & that is, have a goal. Pick a point on two walls to serve as reference points, otherwise you will become dizzy and disoriented.
^Zl^.i'-2- ^ 1-2" ^ "gnais the end of «he series
Reigi is often translated as "courtesy" or "etiquette" but the meaning is much richer. Rei... translates as "Holy Spirit"; giis "manifestation.'' Bowing to another is the recognition of this responsibility and of the spirit of [God] within each person.
— Mitsugi Saotome
In a more martial version of the bow, the left hand is placed on the mat, followed by the right (sword handK The Virginia Ki Society specifically uses the version described here (also used in Zen Buddhism).
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quite a show; and balance can put 0„
1. Sliding sideways across the mat, then
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